عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The main objective of this study is to do a feasibility analysis of sport tourism (sailing Rafting) at Sirvan River.
Methodology: The population of the study includes rivers located at the Zagros Mountains of Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces. This work is a case study on the main branch of Sirvan River with 43 kilometer length streaching from Palengan village to Zelte terrains. The instruments employed in this study include the map of the river with the scale of 1:50000, satellite map, the software GIS2,six-manned rafting boats at different degrees (six degrees). Then for achieving the objectives of the study, the collected data were compared with the international standards.
Results: The results show that except in the first 11 kilometersin the remaining 32 kilometers river grade for rafting was between 3 and 4 in spring. And it was between two or three in Outmen.
Conclusion: The results show that in the first 11 kilometers, due to lack of road, rafting was impractical. In the remaining 32 kilometers rafting was possible by canoe and kayak (one-manned, two-manned at different degrees (1 to 4). The place is useful for camping national and cube t teams. The result of this research could be used for finding talents among the natives. And an ideal place for leisure activities of those who adopt it as well as increased employment, income and conservation in the region